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Procurement Director, Technology Category

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Finance

The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Responsibilities

Director, Technology Category Leader

Perspecta is a leader in information technology solutions and services and a top five services provider dedicated to the U.S. government, offering differentiated, and mission-driven IT solutions. The leader of the Technology Category leads a team of experts driving cost effective solutions across the supply base supporting the unique needs of our government clients.

The technology category is made up of multi-hundred million dollar spend across software, cloud, hardware, and telecom This leader will be accountable for developing and driving the technology category strategy, soliciting demand from business stakeholders, directing and negotiating agreements and managing market trends for both risk and opportunity with the goal of driving cost reductions and margin expansion.

This proven leader should have a demonstrated history and track record leading teams and managing both internal and external c-suite executives. In addition, they should have a strong financial proficiency of accounting principals and financing and be able to develop relationships across functions that support team objectives. The position requires close collaboration with key stakeholders to execute against category strategies and key business priorities. The two primary drivers for success are capturing value or accelerating revenue for the key business stakeholders. This position will be responsible for a multi-hundred million in annual Information Technology spend and will report directly to the Vice President, Supply Chain and Procurement.

Supplier Management and Strategy

  • Lead a team with the development of the technology Category Strategy leveraging market research, business unit demands, business solutioning partners and rationalization of supplier base that maximize margin.
  • Managing supplier relationships, involving the ongoing management of suppliers and contractual agreements as well conducting quarterly business reviews with key suppliers.
  • Perform continuous market analysis by category for key goods and services, pricing and benchmarking and creation of supplier play cards and profiles.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Key point of interface for businesses general managers and their executive and account teams
  • Solicit inputs and collaborate effectively across organizational levels, functions, businesses, and geographies to realize procurement goals and objectives.
  • Remain current with market trends through relationships with suppliers and market experts; identify and communicate new technologies and solutions to key problems in the assigned spend areas.

Value Capture

  • Develop and execute against category cost improvement and margin expansion initiatives.
  • Leverage category-specific industry knowledge develop cost savings and cost avoidance business cases for application within Perspecta.

This role is located in the Perspecta Chantilly Headquarters office in Virginia.


Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-10 years leading the technology category for a systems integrator and direct experience working in the US public sector.
  • Requires BA/BS with 12 to15 years, with at least six plus years as a manager. Incumbent will have a specialized knowledge in one or more fields of disciplines and general knowledge in a number of others.

  • Demonstrated, successful track record in leading the Technology category for a systems integrator,
  • Ability to manage competition priorities across multiple lines of business to develop common objectives that drive value
  • Strong ability to build relationships and networks with multiple functions and at the leadership levels
  • Comfort and familiarity with executive presentations communications and building business cases
  • Strong analytical capabilities and negotiation skills
  • Results oriented, self-starter with proven leadership skills driving team objectives

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-21 Expires: 2020-11-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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